Kristen Millares Young is the author of Subduction, a debut novel forthcoming from Red Hen Press. A prize-winning journalist and essayist, Young is Prose Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House, where she teaches creative writing. Her work appears in the Washington Post, the Guardian and elsewhere.

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"My sister is a nuclear engineer and a lawyer. Right now, she looks like an animated fairy, which is her intention," writes Kristen Millares Young.
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The Day Before

An excerpt from the debut novel from writer and journalist Kristen Millares Young.